EJ Johnson Lands His Own Rich Kids of Beverly Hills’ Spinoff as E! Launches ‘EJ and the City’: Details
A rich kid is heading out on his own! Rich Kids of Beverly Hills standout EJ Johnson has landed his own series, as E! is launching EJ and the City, Us Weekly has exclusively learned.
The six-part spinoff, premiering on June 19 following Rich Kids’ season 4 finale, centers on the fashionably fabulous Johnson, who recently dropped 180 pounds and is continuing to pursue the next steps in both his career and his love life.
Johnson, 23, who is NBA legend Magic Johnson’s son, will be joined by his squad, including sister Elisa Johnson, LL Cool J’s daughter Samaria Smith and real estate development heir Sanaz Panahi.
“EJ continues to be a standout character on #RichKids, with his over-the-top personality and incomparable style, and now viewers will get a chance to follow him on a whole new journey as he embraces his newfound self-confidence and works to build a brand that lives up to his family name,” E! exec Jeff Olde says in a statement.
The spinoff is produced by ITV Entertainment, in association with GGTV and Leepson Bounds Entertainment. The executive producers are Gennifer Gardiner, David Leepson, Eric Kranzler and Doron Ofir.
EJ and the City premieres on E! on Sunday, June 19, at 11 p.m. ET before moving to Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET.